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Large Vintage Schoolhouse Framed Chalkboard

Melanie of The French Cottage had been holding onto a tear-out of a Restoration Hardware chalkboard for years. However, she says her “inner frugalista” would not allow her to spend $499 on a chalkboard. Melanie also knew she could build her own chalkboard for much less and did just that for $50, which isn’t too shabby for a ginormous framed chalkboard. The fact that this chalkboard has a vintage schoolhouse look makes it perfect for Melanie’s son’s playroom. It’s a piece that both mommas and children can enjoy!

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Melanie was inspired by the Marseille Chalkboard from Restoration Hardware.

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Melanie provides a step-by-step tutorial at The French Cottage.

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Friday 3rd of January 2014

Thanks so much for the feature! It was a fun project and I hope it helps someone else to tackle it as well!


Friday 3rd of January 2014

Glad to have you on KOD, Melanie!

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